Disease Information for Diphosgene Weapon/exposure

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Burning blebs/sudden appearance/skin
Cough
Bloodshot eyes/Conjunctival injection
Red Eyes Bilateral
Scleral Injection
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Course/Poisoning like onset/Abrupt severe
Demographics & Risk Factors
Exposure Factors
Exposure/Terrorist Chemical weapon agent
Exposure/Terrorist/Chemical-biological weapon (CBW)
Occupational Factors
Occupation/Soldier/officer military
Event, Activity, Behavioral & Seasonal Factors
Event/Mass exposure/community illness/death
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Chemical pneumonitis
Chemical Tracheobronchitis
Conjunctivitis, chemical
Laryngeal edema
Tracheal edema
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Process
PROCESS/Poison/specific (category)
Toxin
TOXIN/Aerosolized Terror/Weapon chemical
TOXIN/CBRNE (Chemical/Biologic Weapons All) potential
TOXIN/Chemical Weapon/Terrorist/Military
TOXIN/Highly soluble irritant gas (eyes>lungs)
TOXIN/Pulmonary irritant CBW agent
TOXIN/Vesicant CBW agent
TOXIN/Vomiting CBW agent
TOXIN/Weapon/anti-personnel agent/poison (ex)
Definition

recognized as CBRNE weapon;AS a vapor/gas Diphoshene is an intense pulmonary irritant causing chemical pneumotis pulmonary edema and asphyxia

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